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Playa de los Artistas

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central American, Costa Rican
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| Across the street from Los Mangos hote, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0920
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hudson, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

His is a great spot for cocktails around 5:30 when the sun is setting and the sky turns to a lovely shade of pink. The food is creative and very tasty. We went early and were finished at 7 and that's when the place started to fill up A nice vibe

Thank Alana H
Asunción, Central, Paraguay
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We made a reservation for dinner on Christmas Eve, had the best table in the house just 20 meters from the sea. The place is beautiful, waiters are super awesome, drinks are good but we were somewhat expecting more of the food, especially because of their prices!

Thank JorgeCibils
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read a lot of reviews about this restaurant and made it top of list to make sure we had a dinner there. The place is beautiful, with tables on the beach and artistry in the decor including the hand written menu (which changes every night apparently). The service was fine but not great. Our needs were met but... More 

Thank Tzabia S
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The atmosphere is very romantic. It is in the sand and by the water with beautiful wooden tables and cool decor. You'll probably want to ask for a seat by the water during the day, but at night there are less bugs if you sit closer to the kitchen. The menu was unique and the food was incredibly fresh and... More 

Thank 1danielapeinado
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

On the beach and candle-lit. Bring your sweetie here for a wonderful experience. If you can, reserve a specific table that entices you. Food is Italian themed and very good. I understand the menu changes frequently. Lasagna with swordfish ragu was a hit.

Thank Jeff T
Hudson, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

There was not enough lighting to see hardly anything. Which was probably a good thing since the food wasn't at all impressive. The menu was hard to read, the waitstaff gave differing descriptions of the food. The food was expensive for what we received and it also had no flavor. We got stuck sitting at a low table and there... More 

Thank Marushkapowers
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

This is a restaurant we go to whenever we are in Montezuma. The setting is ideal; you have the choice of covered seating or seating on the beach. The food is a fusion of Latin and Italian, and is always of a high quality. Wait staff is very friendly.

Thank Evan W
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

What a pearl this place is!!! I had two dinners at Playa de los Artistas in the last 2 weeks, one with a group of friends and one romantic evening with my boyfriend and everything was perfect!! Location is breathtaking, food was delicious, very well prepared and presented. Service was impeccable! This Restaurant is a MUST!

Thank ginanyc2016
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us from our hotel-owner and it was worth it! One of our highlights in three-week-vacations at Costa Rica. The food was creatively unique and delicious - the service very kind. The view and the atmosphere is great. The whole restaurant is built with a lot of love (even the toilet is a eye-catcher). A "must-do"... More 

Thank Sebastian D
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17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived here with limited cash and they didn't accept cards. We didn't have enough money to really explore the menu but we did have two mains and a beer each. The setting is nice but it is very dark. The menu needs to be explained as it's not legible but the food was extremely good. Staff nice etc.

Thank Stephen D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $20
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central American, Costa Rican
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Across the street from Los Mangos hote, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 0920

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?